Giants GM Schoen on Darren Waller’s 2024 Season Status: Giving him Time to Make a Decision

Darren Waller’s decision on playing remains uncertain, says Joe Schoen

The Giants General Manager Joe Schoen has confirmed that tight end Darren Waller’s status for the 2024 season is still uncertain. Although Waller had previously mentioned that he would be making a decision soon, Schoen stated at the league meetings that the team will give him the necessary time to make up his mind.

Waller, who was acquired by the Giants in a trade with the Raiders last year, had a productive season with 52 catches for 552 yards and a touchdown. However, he was sidelined for five games due to a hamstring injury, which has been a recurring issue for him in recent years. Despite his injury history, Waller is under contract with the Giants through 2026 and is set to earn a non-guaranteed salary of $10.525 million for the 2024 season.

As Waller deliberates his future in the NFL, the Giants are patiently waiting for his decision. With his talent and potential impact on the team, Waller’s presence on the field would certainly be beneficial for the Giants in the upcoming season. However, the health and well-being of the player remain a top priority as they consider his long-term future in the league. The team will support Waller in whatever decision he makes, whether it be to retire or to continue his career with the Giants.

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